Tehran Water Treatment Capacity Rising

There are five facilities in the sprawling capital that treat 25,000 liters of water per second (2 billion liters per day), and the new plant will boost capacity to over 30,000 liters per second
Tehran Water Treatment Capacity Rising
Tehran Water Treatment Capacity Rising

To further improve potable water quality and curb land subsidence in Tehran Province, the first phase of a water treatment plant is complete and will become operational soon, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa).
“The $20 million facility (Tehran's sixth treatment plant) has the capacity to treat 7,500 liters of water per second and will help raise overall capacity in the province from 25,000 liters to 32,500 liters per second,” Qassem Taqizadeh Khamesi was quoted at the weekend as saying by the Energy Ministry news portal.
The second phase is due to be ready next summer after which the plant’s daily capacity will increase by 2,500 l/s to reach 10,000 l/s, he noted.


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